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I recently wrote an article talking about where the Ubuntu 17.04 is heading. Now Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' is released. You can download and install it to taste things newly presented. Though, there are not major changes but there are. So let's get started and see what's new in Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus'.
The sudo command allows normal users to run programs which are only available to the root user. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a system user and manage its sudo privileges on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system.
This article describes how to quickly and easily install and configure EnterpriseDB Postgres Advanced Server with Linux on Power architecture, namely RHEL 7.2 LE. Although it is targeted towards customers who have eligible dark core resources on IBM Power Enterprise Servers, the installation instructions are valid for most IBM Power servers.
The Raspberry Pi computer can be used in all kinds of settings and for a variety of purposes. It obviously has a place in education for helping students with learning programming and maker skills in the classroom and the hackspace, and it has plenty of industrial applications in the workplace and in factories. I'm going to introduce five projects you might want to build in your own home.
This month I'm taking a bit of a break from my tagging journey to look at the latest gizmo in my house—a new DAC (digital-to-analog converter).
At last year’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Sony’s Tim Bird warned that the stalled progress in reducing Linux kernel size meant that Linux was ceding the huge market in IoT edge nodes to real-time operating systems (RTOSes).
An unpatched vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform could allow hackers to upload and execute malicious code on web servers that host online shops.
APIStrat2017, to be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 in Portland, OR, will bring together everyone — from developers and IT teams, business users and executives to the API curious — to discuss opportunities and challenges in the API space. The event is now seeking speaking proposals from developers, industry thought leaders, and technical experts.
In December 2016, Peter Levine said the "total addressable market" in that next pendulum swing will include the Internet of Things, with trillions of devices, starting with today's cars and drones. He also said machine learning will be required to "decipher the nuances of the real world".
The world works in mysterious ways, and, sometimes, things will turn out in your favor. It's no secret anymore that Ubuntu GNOME, the official flavor of Ubuntu featuring the GNOME desktop environment, will become the main Ubuntu edition.
In today's business, it is increasingly necessary to share workspaces, labs, tools, and any other type of resources. Making the most of the available resources has become a competitive advantage for modern businesses. Booked is open source software written in PHP and MySQL that helps organizations and groups efficiently manage, record and track resources of any kind. It allows you to create schedules so users can find schedules available for resource use.
How to overcome the challenges around harnessing the cloud for digital transformation.
No one has ever been shot by a hacker who was breaking into their computer through the Internet. Not so for thieves coming in through the back door.
A roundup of the fun and little-known utilities termsaver, pv, and calendar. termsaver is an ASCII screensaver for the console, and pv measures data throughput and simulates typing. Debian's calendar comes with a batch of different calendars, and instructions for making your own.
It isn't totally suitable for newbies due to the subtleties in changing various configuration settings, but it is easy enough for someone who may have used Linux even just a little bit to use.
Stacer is an open source system optimizer and Monitoring tool that helps users to manage entire system with different aspects.
There are certain Linux distributions that always seem to be behind the curve, when it comes to kernel updates. One such distribution is Ubuntu. There's a reason for that (of course); Ubuntu always wants to ensure the best possible user experience. To that end, the platform tends to lag behind a bit in the kernel sector.
We all search for a stable Linux platform for everyday use. I am also that type of guy who looks for a stable Linux distro, so that my family can use my PC with ease, without getting frustrated by some lib or symlink error. That is why today I am going to discuss in LinuxAndUbuntu distro review of the week the same distro which aims for a similar goal i.e. stability, ease of access, and for daily use.
When writing or editing scientific-type text in LibreOffice Writer, I rely a lot on its spellchecker. Unfortunately, the scientific terms I'd like to check aren't in the default dictionaries behind LibreOffice's spellchecking routine. There are two ways out of this dilemma...